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Ranked Choice Voting

The Problem

The Problem

When voters feel like they have to choose between the lesser-of-two-evils, that's not real choice.

Our Solution

Our Solution

Ranked choice voting gives every voter a meaningful vote.

Get Involved

Get Involved

Check out our Activist Toolkit to advocate for better elections with ranked choice voting.

Where it's used

Ranked choice voting is used in cities across the country. For more information, click here

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Quick Takes

FairVote's brief and timely commentary on the latest news.

With RCV, Texas voters could have had their representation months ago after a single round

Steph Scaglia

On May 1, 2021 Texas’s 6th congressional district held the first round of a special election after Republican Congressman Ron Wright died on February 7, 2021 of COVID-19. Two Republicans will advance to the runoff after a nonpartisan blanket primary

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Exit poll: New Yorkers love ranked choice voting

Bryan Huang

While we wait for absentee ballots to help determine the will of New York City voters from last Tuesday’s election, there is one clear winner: ranked choice voting. According to an exit poll conducted by Edison Research for Common Cause NY and Rank the Vote NYC, 77% of NYC voters want Ranked Choice Voting to be used in future local elections, including large majorities of people across gender, age, ethnic and borough lines.

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Fair Representation Act Reintroduced in Congress

Matthew Oberstaedt

On Friday, Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA-8) reintroduced the Fair Representation Act in Congress. The FRA addresses the root causes of polarization and gridlock by giving American voters across the political spectrum the power to elect their preferred candidates with a three-pronged reform:

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